General Investment Approach

Juniper’s investment approach is distinct from those of other private equity firms in terms of our long-term investment horizon, the team’s significant industry and operating experience, and our strict focus on the power and importance of human relationships.

Target Industries

  • Business services
  • Niche + value-added manufacturing
  • Industrial products / services
  • Infrastructure services

Select Target Subsectors

  • Digital water services
  • Environmental remediation
  • Facility testing, inspection and monitoring
  • Food + safety testing
  • Fire protection inspection, testing and monitoring
  • Manufacturing of water, urethane and epoxy-based adhesives and sealants
  • Plastics + packaging
  • Refrigerated warehousing / storage + supporting technologies
  • Remediation + waste management disposal
  • Specialty construction coatings
  • Value-added manufacturing of specialty engineered aerospace hardware

Target Investment Criteria

While each investment opportunity is considered on its own merits, we generally look for companies that fit the following criteria:

  • U.S.-headquartered portfolio companies, preference for the Southwest and Midwest
  • $10 million – $100 million in revenue
  • Trailing 12-month EBITDA of $5 million+
  • Proven management team desiring a significant equity stake
  • Three years of positive EBITDA with predictable continuation
  • Diversification of customers, product / service lines and channels